Nigerian Air Force/army successfully repels attack on Borno village

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in a combined effort with the Nigerian Army has successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorist group (BHT) attacks on Bita village, Borno State. In a statement signed on Sunday by Air Commodre Dele Alonge, the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), NAF used its Alpha

Fire Razes INEC Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia, was this morning razed by fire. According to News Agency of Nigeria’s (NAN) reports, the fire destroyed documents, furniture and other valuables in the office leaving only the wall of the building and remains of materials made

Ekiti Attacks: Beware Of Unscrupulous People- Fayose

Call has gone to the people of Ekiti state to beware of some unscrupulous people attacking innocent residents of the state claiming they were sent by the governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose. The governor made the call through a statement released yesterday by his special adviser on public communication and new

Senate Crisis: Senators Commend Saraki

Some senators have lauded Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s patriotic and non-partisan approach in solving the lingering leadership crisis and committee constitution in the upper chamber of the legislature.  Senator Aliyu Abdullahi representing Niger North District, has lauded Saraki for his broad-mindedness patriotic and non-partisan approach he embraced in constituting the committees

Police Confirms Killing of 7 After Terrorists Attack in Borno

The Borno Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of seven persons after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack on Malari village in Konduga Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. Mr Aderemi Opadokun, the Commissioner of Police, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri.

EFCC to arraign Goodie Ibru  for alleged N1bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed 11 counts of fraud against the former Chairman of Ikeja Hotels Plc, Mr. Goodie Ibru, for allegedly defrauding the hotel to the tune of N1bn. A copy of the charge sheet, numbered LD/117C/2015, sighted by our correspondent on Sunday, was filed before

Syria forces battle rebels near al-Assad’s coastal heartland

Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters on Sunday pressed a counteroffensive against rebels near President Bashar al-Assad’s coastal heartland, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that more than 100 fighters have been killed in three days of intense clashes in the Sahl al-Ghab region of

Jos airport traffic controllers decry bees incessant attacks

Air traffic controllers at Jos Airport in Plateau State have been under the attack of bees for more than a decade. In fact, an official at the facility was almost killed in the last quarter of 2014 after a large swarm of bees invaded the control tower of the airport.

Alade Market Traders Protest Relocation Plan

Traders at the Alade Market in Ikeja area of Lagos State have held a protest against a plan by the Lagos State Government to relocate the market from the complex. The story of Allen Avenue cannot be complete without the mention of the Alade Market, but it appears that history

Fire guts INEC office

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Sanusi’s sack as CBN Governor still affecting Nigeria’s economy, ex-bank chief

"As the CBN was struggling to battle with the impact of the action, the Naira value crashed, followed by the significant drop in crude oil prices in July." The post Sanusi’s sack as CBN Governor still affecting Nigeria’s economy, ex-bank chief appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Borno Attack: Police Speaks On Casualties

The Borno Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of seven persons after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Malari village in Konduga Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. Aderemi Opadokun, commissioner of police briefed newsmen about the attack in Maiduguri.

Buhari orders swift response to audit queries

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria As part of measures to bring greater level of accountability to government business, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that all audit queries from the Auditor-General of the Federation must henceforth be resolved within 30 days.

Brooklyn Beckham Joins The List Of Famous Hollywood Kids In Modelling

Brooklyn Beckham has joined the list of Hollywood kids who have decided to make a career off modelling. The sixteen year old son of David and Victoria Beckham has according to Daily Mail decided to take the modelling career like some of his fellow Hollywood kids eg Kendall Jenner, Gigi